Ballast water treatment total solutions

Ballast water treatment is all about protecting the environment. But acquiring a ballast water treatment system is all about your needs: being able to sail smoothly, with timely deliveries and fulfilled obligations towards your customers. Alfa Laval PureBallast 3 is the third generation of the leading ballast water treatment technology.

  • The first solution to be revised G8 ready (the BWMS Code)
  • Type approved by the U.S. Coast Guard as well as by IMO
  • It offers unmatched performance in the most challenging waters

Surrounding it are total solutions in ballast water treatment, built on Alfa Laval’s deep knowledge, extensive resources, strong partnerships and well-developed service offering.


What to consider when choosing ballast water treatment system

What is ballast water treatment compliance

As you look into ballast water treatment solutions, the word “compliance” is one word you will come across in one form or another. It’s a little word, but it’s a bigger concept and it concerns some big obligations for ballast water treatment systems and you. Download the leaflet to know more about ballast water compliance.

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What is holding time in ballast water treatment?

How long does ballast water treatment take? That depends on how and where you do it. Here’s the simple explanation of how it works and why does it matter.

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The certificate may not always match your trade routes

The certificate may not always match your trade routes What do salinity, temperature and UVT have to do with compliance? They can all limit system performance. This explains why.

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Ballast water treatment is full of often complex legal and technical terms

Ballast water treatment is full of often complex legal and technical terms The world of ballast water treatment is full of often complex legal and technical terms. But you don’t have to get lost in the jargon anymore. Click here to get a quick summary of the most common expressions used in the field.


Which ballast water treatment system fits my need

Which ballast water treatment system fits my need? Type approval isn’t the same as compliance. Even if a ballast water treatment system is certified, it may not get your vessel where it needs to go. Compliance Navigator is a new tool for comparing potential systems with the conditions and limitations on your vessel’s trade routes. Step by step, it guides you through key parameters and decisions, so that the system you choose complies not just on paper – but also where you sail

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Listen to our experts explaining ballast water treatment

Ballast water treatment explained easy. Listen to our experts and get the best practice.

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Choosing a ballast water treatment system

Not sure where to start? These tips will point you in the right direction with the most important selection criteria

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Select an approved system

Use our selection guide to find the right type-approved ballast water treatment system for your sailing profile.

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Everything you need to know

Take advantage of our decade of experience with resources covering every aspect of ballast water management.

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Confidence from retrofit to resale

Your choice of ballast water treatment system is a choice for the future. Besides ensuring a smooth retrofit, Alfa Laval has the service solutions to safeguard your system’s performance and long-term value.

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Common questions and smart advice

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